What is S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads?
S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads is a group of commercial advertisements that are displayed on your browser when you install adware or freeware applications that support this advertising network. Due to the fact, that there are a lot of affiliated programs related this adware application, in order to remove S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads from your computer; you may need to uninstall a number of applications associated with it. If you do not know which program might be responsible for carrying S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads with it, scan your computer with a licensed computer security application.
Where do S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads come from?
There is no separate website that would install S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads on your computer. This application generally is bundled with freeware applications that you encounter on third party file hosting web pages. Depending on what application you download and install, S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads might get installed along with such applications as Adware.Websave, Optimizer Pro and a list of various adware helpers that try to prevent you from removing adware applications.
It also should be pointed out that you are not informed about S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads being installed on your computer, which is different from the usual adware or freeware practice. Thus, if an application enters your computer without your permission it is obvious that you have to terminate it immediately.
What do S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads do?
Since it is an adware application, S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads display a lot of commercial advertisements. Most of the pop-ups once clicked lead the user to another website that initiates an automatic installation of VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar. If you install the full version of the extension, your default home page and search engine will be changed to Ask Search as well. On top of that, you will continue to witness a variety of pop-ups from S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads. After all, this program also displays a lot of online gaming sites commercials.
Technically, this application is not extremely malicious, but one should remember that S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads can be exploited by an unknown third party that intends to distribute malware. That is probably the main reason why you should avoid clicking flash advertisements that appear on your browser, and they might not necessarily be distributed by S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads.
How to remove S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads?
As it has been mentioned above, this application does not have a separate entry in the list of installed programs, nor does it have an extension on your browser. Thus, in order to get rid of S.m2pub.com Pop-up Ads, you need to determine which programs it was installed with, and then terminate the appropriate programs. After manual removal scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner to see whether you have terminated all the potentially dangerous files and programs. Do not hesitate to invest in a reliable antimalware tool if need be.
Uninstall potentially dangerous programs
- Slide mouse cursor across your desktop the bottom right corner of the screen.
- When Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
- Access Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.
- Open Start menu and click Settings.
- Go to Control Panel and open Add or remove programs.
- Uninstall undesirable applications.
Restore browser settings
- Press Alt+T and go to Internet options.
- Open Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings option.
- Press Reset and click Close.
- Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
- Click Reset Firefox on the top right corner of a new tab.
- Click Reset Firefox on a pop-up window. Press Finish.
- Press Alt+F and click Settings.
- Scroll down to Users and click Delete this user button.
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